UAE. To be competitive in the new world order, one has to "think like an immigrant, create like an artisan, work like a start-up and provide service like a waitress," and continuously create a unique value add.
INTERNATIONAL. Economic crime in financial services outpaces other industries; Increased spending on compliance fails to reduce economic crime; 10% of economic crime reported by UK respondents was perpetrated internally.
INTERNATIONAL. Iran received its first delivery of Russian-made S-300 air defense systems in May; Satellite imagery shows intensive construction underway at an air base near Tehran to accommodate the systems.